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Jul 26, 2010 12:00pm PDT
in u.s. military history. a whistle-blowing web site has published nearly 100,000 documents about the war in afghanistan. and joel brown on the information that critics say could put american lives at risk. >> the founder of the web site defended his decision to go public with over 90,000 classified documents, which he gave to journalists and posted online. >> it does appear to be evidence of war crimes in the material. >> reporter: it could be the biggest leak ever, of classified documents. most are reports from the field, and they reveal secret u.s. commando units had killed afghan civilians when targeting insurgent leaders and taliban fighters have used heat-seeking missiles to shoot down american aircraft. many of the documents also suggest pakistan spy agencies could be helping the taliban in afghanistan, in its war against u.s. and afghan forces. the white house officials note that most of these documents covered the period before president obama took office. but top aides here were furious over the web site's decision to make the information public. the national security ad
Jul 30, 2010 12:00pm PDT
today. one recently hired 1,000 people. the president said his administration's bailout of u.s. car companies helped save more than one million jobs. >> today this industry is growing stronger. it's creating new jobs. manufacturing the fuel- efficient cars and trucks that will carry us towards an energy independent future. you are proving the nay-sayers wrong. >> the white house estimates that detroit automakers could add 11,000 new jobs before the end of 2010. the president is scheduled to stop at a ford facility in chicago next wednesday. >>> dna test results are expected today on grizzly bears suspected of attack three people at a montana campground. one man was killed and two other campers were hurt wednesday near yellowstone national park. one adult and two of her cubs were captured yesterday. the third was found in a trap this morning. the dna tests are expected to determine which ones are actually responsible for the attacks. >>> one of the bay area's biges companies is facing some legal trouble from the feds. matt bigler now on the fraud charges against oracle. >>> reporter:
Jul 20, 2010 12:00pm PDT
, mississippi. >>> elena kagan is on the way to becoming the fourth women to sit on the u.s. supreme court. today the senate judiciary committee approved her nomination. one republican south carolina's lindsey graham voted yes. now the full senate will vote on her. president obama says that he hopes kagan is confirmed before congress goes on its summer recess. >>> next, a lifeline for millions of people who are unemployed. plus. >> i have tools that i use for maybe two minutes a year sitting in my little cellar in the basement just collecting dust. >>> why let it go to waste? we'll show you the new easy tool that lets you swap for what you really need. >>> and big changes could be in store for your favorite nail salon. the major things some say has to go. >>> speak of big changes, i would love a big change in the weather. we have plenty of clouds especially in the bay, still cloudy looking toward the transamerica building. any sunshine in the forecast today and what about your temperatures? i have your complete forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, benefits. the ex cently >>> just minutes ago
Jul 27, 2010 12:00pm PDT
watchdog group found on receipts from major u.s. retailers. >>> and the giants are just beating the dodgers in the standings this year. they are winning in the kitchen, too. >>> and we have more clouds, more cool temperatures, here we are looking at our satellite and we can see plenty of clouds again along the coast. so which parts of the bay area will see sunshine and how much? i have today's temperatures coming up. ,,,,,, our real national pastime? saving money. and like baseball people love their stats. i started bringing my lunch to work -- 50 bucks a week in my pocket. here's a good one: state farm insures 40 million drivers. more than geico and progressive combined. i saved because i'm accident-free. of course, with so many ways to save including discounts of up to 40%, having that many customers shouldn't be a surprise. so ask a neighbor about state farm, then call an agent at 1-800-state-farm or go online. announcer: when your eyes are smiling, you're smiling. be kind to your eyes with transitions lenses. transitions adapt to changing light so you see your whole day comforta
Jul 15, 2010 12:00pm PDT
charged with felony evasion and felony hit-and-run, as well as violating his parole. >>> the u.s. coast guard has suspended the search for two missing fish american who were on a boat that capsized off the coast of marin county. it was yesterday that rescue crews did find two other men who were on that same 24-foot boat near point reyes. those men were unconscious. they later died. neither was wearing a life jacket when they were found. all four were from the ohio valleyly. they were part of a larger group on their annual fishing trip. the coast guard says the waves were six to eight feet at the time of the accident. >>> this was how it looked last fall when a heavy piece of metal hit a car. the bay bridge toll authority has now hired an engineering firm to design a system of dampers that would reduce the vibrations caused by traffic and wind. those vibrations are blamed for a cracked i-bar and failure of the repair of the crack i-bar. >>> in other headlines around the bay area, a construction crew did not have the proper permit for a trench in san francisco where a worker was tr
Jul 29, 2010 12:00pm PDT
i.c.e. spokesman defend the program saying, this system is transforming the u.s. criminal alien enforcement process enabling us to identify and remove more convicted criminal aliens who pose a threat to our communities. [ speaking spanish ] >> it's a lie because it really is a racist law. they are focusing with this law, they're focusing on latinos and other people of color to come down on us. >> reporter: and just like arizona's law, some people are concerned s-com is ultimately a threat to public safety. >> because if law enforcement is collaborating so intensely with federal immigration agents, members of the immigrant community have no incentive to collaborate with local law enforcement, to serve as witnesses, to report crimes. >> reporter: though i.c.e. says that only arrestees are fingerprinted and that everyone's information is shared with the feds so that no one is singled out. [ speaking spanish ] >> here in san francisco, we are going to do everything in our power to make sure that this program is not followed. >> reporter: and, of course, we did try to contact attorne
Jul 16, 2010 12:00pm PDT
are being called the toughest restrictions on the u.s. financial industry since the great depression. now it is up to the president to sign the financial reform measure into law because yesterday the senate passed the bill which would give the government new powers to break up companies that threaten the economy. it also aims to give consumers more protection in their financial transactions. the president, by the way, is expected to sign that into law on wednesday. >>> had a shake-up in the nation's capital this morning. nothing to do with politics, though. a rare earthquake woke people up in the d.c. area. that quake was 3.6, centered between germantown and gaithersburg, maryland. here at northern california, we had two quakes magnitudes 4.0 the other 3.9, shaking the geysers area of sonoma county yesterday. we are told neither of them caused significant problems. >>> heads up if you have bagged lettuce in your refrigerator. some of that bagged lettuce being recalled because it could make you sick. salinas-based fresh express says hundreds of thousands of bags may be tainted with e.
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